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Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

'She clearly doesn't understand' - Emily Thornberry mocked for answer on Question Time

'She clearly doesn't understand' - Emily Thornberry mocked for answer on Question Time

Emily Thornberry mocked for poor answer on Question Time

Emily Thornberry was to provide examples of countries that have successfully implemented socialism

Pentagon takes down 'erroneous' retweet calling for Donald Trump to resign

Pentagon takes down 'erroneous' retweet calling for Donald Trump to resign

Pentagon takes down 'erroneous' retweet calling for Donald Trump to resign

The organisation's official Twitter account accidentally posted the retweet on Thursday to more than 5.2 million followers

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

PMQs: MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

PMQs: SNP MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

PMQs: MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

SNP MP Drew Hendry claims the Conservatives laughed when he asked a question about universal credit

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh looked at 2,752 Twitter accounts which have been suspended in the US

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korean media blasted the US President for insulting remarks he made about the country's leader

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

The US President finished up his Asia tour on Monday

'What 80s Twitter would've been like' - Speculation about why Optimus Prime is trending grows

'What 80s Twitter would've been like' - Speculation about why Optimus Prime is trending grows

'80s Twitter' - Speculation about why Optimus Prime is trending grows

The real reason Optimus Prime was trending today is probably not what you thought

'That's not a choice, it's a threat' - Twitter shares views on David Davis' offer of a Brexit final deal vote

'That's not a choice, it's a threat' - Twitter shares views on David Davis' offer of a Brexit final deal vote

Twitter shares views on David Davis' offer of a Brexit final deal vote

The Brexit Secretary made the concession to attempt to placate potential Tory rebels

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Outrage after Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower disaster

Outrage after Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower disaster

Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower

Residents in Kensington and Chelsea were asked to rate their care for the disaster on a scale of zero to 10

Sports coach resigns after posting racist tweets about black Nascar driver

Sports coach resigns after posting racist tweets about black Nascar driver

Sports coach resigns after posting racist tweets about black Nascar driver

Brent Nottestad now says his tweets were 'a horrible mistake' and 'went way over the line and it became racist'

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

London Bus filmed crashing into several cars on camera in Hackney

London Bus filmed crashing into several cars on camera in Hackney

London Bus filmed crashing into several cars on camera in Hackney

The incident took place around 4:30pm on Lower Clapton Road

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks onto social media

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks onto social media

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks online

We're not quite sure why he put it there in the first place...

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster criticised by viewers

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster criticised by viewers

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert criticised by viewers

This year the advert features a child who makes friends with a monster under his bed, though many do not like its ending

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

'It’s too much pressure' - Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

'It’s too much pressure' - Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

As some are celebrating being able to post longer tweets, others are complaining about the new function

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

The party made a series of victories in local votes across a number of states

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Sia leaks nude photos on Twitter after discovering someone trying to sell them

Sia leaks nude photos on Twitter after discovering someone trying to sell them

Sia leaks nude photos on Twitter after discovering someone trying to sell them

Twitter users have been praising her for the decision

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

There has been heavy tension between North Korea and the US president over the regime's ongoing drive to build nuclear weapons

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Liam Fox criticised for claiming Boris Johnson didn't make 'serious gaffe'

Some claim Boris Johnson's comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could increase her sentence in Iran

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Partial derailment causing disruption on services to London Waterloo station during rush hour

Partial derailment causing disruption on services to London Waterloo station during rush hour

Partial derailment causing disruption on services to London Waterloo station

A South Western Railway service partially derailed in the Wimbledon area during rush hour, and disruption is expected to last for the day

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Donald Trump responds after Twitter accidentally takes down account

Donald Trump responds after Twitter accidentally takes down account

Donald Trump responds after Twitter accidentally takes down account

The tech company has said 'human error' was to blame for the incident

'Just as competent and just as affected' - Debate widens on lowering voting age to 16

'Just as competent and just as affected' - Debate widens on lowering voting age to 16

'Just as competent and just as affected' - Debate widens on lowering voting age

MPs are to debate lowering the voting age after a private member's bill was put forward

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

'A load of covfefe' - Fake News named as word of the year by Collins

'A load of covfefe' - 'fake news' named as word of the year by Collins

'A load of covfefe' - 'fake news' named as word of the year by Collins

Many have pointed out that fake news is in fact not one, but two words

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Did you know there was a dolphin in the Thames over the weekend?

Did you know there was a dolphin in the Thames over the weekend?

Did you know there was a dolphin in the Thames over the weekend?

The sea mammal was spotted over the weekend near to Hammersmith and Wandsworth

Bake Off winner Sophie Faldo has 'no hard feelings' towards judge Prue Leith

Bake Off winner Sophie Faldo has 'no hard feelings' towards judge Prue Leith

Bake Off winner Sophie Faldo has 'no hard feelings' towards judge Prue Leith

Winner of The Great British Bake Off 2017 Sophie Faldo says watching the final brought back nerves

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween - Celebrations begin as many dress up in strange and spooky costumes

Happy Halloween - Celebrations begin as many dress up in strange and spooky costumes

Halloween celebrations begin as many dress up in strange and spooky costumes

Even dogs have got involved in dressing up

'Accidental tweeting GBBO winner because of time zones is the most middle class thing' - Twitter reacts to Prue Leith blunder

'Accidentally tweeting GBBO winner because of time zones is the most middle class thing' - Twitter reacts to Prue Leith blunder

'Accidentally tweeting GBBO winner due to time zones is most middle class thing'

Twitter reacts to Great British Bake Off host Prue Leith accidentally tweeting the name of the winner

'Sometimes I hate myself' - Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain speaks out about racist abuse

'Sometimes I hate myself' - Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain speaks out about racist abuse

Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain speaks out about racist abuse

Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has said she gets abuse for 'merely existing'

Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

'I didn't want to be a part of this witch hunt' - Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

Our host has made a new statement in the wake of the reports of an incident with the Defence Secretary in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee

The Defence Secretary has been named as the minister Julia threatened to punch if he did not stop touching her knee

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Kevin Spacey is weathering criticism for coming out as gay in the same statement in which he apologised for alleged “inappropriate drunken behaviour” with a boy in the 1980s.  Actor Anthony Rapp accused the Oscar winner of placing him on a bed and climbing on top of him after a party at his apartment in 1986.  Spacey would have been 26 at the time, and Rapp would have been 14 years of age.  The House of Cards star said he was “horrified” at the claim, saying he owes Rapp an apology for any “inappropriate dr

Kevin Spacey blasted for coming out as gay in statement apologising for alleged sexual harassment

Kevin Spacey blasted for coming out in post apologising for sex harassment claim

The actor has been heavily criticised for conflating his coming out with an alleged claim of abuse in his statement

Charges faced by Donald Trump's campaign manager relating to Russia inquiry include conspiracy against the US

Charges faced by Donald Trump's campaign manager relating to Russia inquiry include conspiracy against the US

Donald Trump's campaign manager to face charges relating to Russia inquiry

US media is reporting Paul Manafort turned himself into the FBI on Monday

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap calls her an 'ex-offender'

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap calls her an 'ex-offender'

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap says 'ex-offender'

Kawser Quamer could barely contain her laughter at the mistake

Liam Gallagher fans it's time to get excited. The musician has said he's searching for extras to appear in his next music video. It will be filmed in Glasgow and he has asked for local fans to enter his competition on his website to bag a part, according to NME. Filming is to take place on November 6, but it's not yet clear what the video will actually involve. The competition winners will be picked at random and they will have to travel to the filming location themselves.  Gallagher has also released ticke

Cosplayers celebrate the arrival of Stranger Things 2

Cosplayers celebrate the arrival of Stranger Things 2

Stranger Things 2 has been released on Netflix and the excitement is clearly at fever pitch

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

Thousands of previously classified documents have been made public by Donald Trump. Twitter weighs in

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator says Twitter 'manifests weakness' for ban on RT and Sputnik ads

Russian senato Igor Chernyshenko has said 'censorship and bans' are not democratic

'You cruelly treated us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health announcement

'You cruelly treated us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health announcement

'You treat us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health

Theresa May said 'around 2 million public sector workers will receive unprecedented mental health support'

Boris Johnson blasts Russia after UN report finds Syrian regime culpable

Boris Johnson blasts Russia after UN report finds Syrian regime culpable for Khan Sheikhun attack

Johnson blasts Russia after report says Syrian regime culpable for gas attack

The Foreign Secretary was responding to a UN report which pointed to the Syrian government as the ones responsible for the gas attack in Khan Sheikhun

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism by Marvel author

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism by Marvel author

The Corn Pops box featured just one brown corn pop which was cleaning instead of playing with other characters

Durham town residents describe power of 'explosive attack' on cash machine

Durham ATM raid: Darlington residents describe power of 'explosive attack' on cash machine

Durham town residents describe power of 'explosive attack' on cash machine

Darlington locals were woken up around 1am after a suspected explosion hit an ATM device

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Jared O'Mara: 'Labour Party should have spotted reports when they selected him', says Guido Fawkes founder

Jared O'Mara: 'Labour Party should have spotted reports when they selected him', says Guido Fawkes founder

'Labour should have spotted reports when they selected Jared O'Mara'

Paul Staines spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer just prior to the MP for Sheffield Hallam's suspension

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Former Attorney General lambasts Donald Trump's public blasting of Jeff Sessions

Former Attorney General calls Donald Trump's public blasting of Jeff Sessions 'unprecedented'

Former Attorney General lambasts Donald Trump's public blasting of Jeff Sessions

Eric Holder called the reaction of the US president to the current Attorney General recusing himself from the Russia investigation 'unprecendented'

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

A large number of people had been staying in the old station, Saint-Sauveur Lille, and were expelled early on Tuesday morning

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Fans of Harry Styles condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

Harry Styles: Fans of former One Direction star condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

Fans of Harry Styles condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

A video has been circulating on Twitter - with a corresponding trend of #RespectHarry - which shows an fan appearing to grab at the singer's crotch when he kneels on the stage

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Conspiracy theorists speculate Melania Trump uses a body double

Conspiracy theorists reckon Melania Trump uses a body double

Conspiracy theorists reckon Melania Trump uses a body double

The theory has caught fire on social media

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

Judge temporarily halts Donald Trump's third travel ban

The executive order was blocked hours before it was scheduled to take place

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Donald Trump faces backlash over not calling families of soldiers killed in Niger

Donald Trump faces backlash for not calling families of soldiers killed in Niger

Donald Trump faces backlash for not calling families of troops killed in Niger

At an impromptu press conference, the US President defended himself by saying other presidents hadn't called families before

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Twitter reacts to #redsun as Storm Ophelia causes weather phenomenon

#redsun: The best pictures from around Britain as Storm Ophelia brings crazy weather

#redsun: The best pics from around the UK as Storm Ophelia brings crazy weather

The former hurricane has dragged dust from the Sahara with it as it hits Ireland and the UK

James Corden apologises for jokes about Harvey Weinstein in gala speech

James Corden apologises for jokes about Harvey Weinstein in gala speech

James Corden apologises for jokes about Harvey Weinstein in gala speech

The TV host released a statement on Twitter to say he didn't mean to make light of the Hollywood producer's behaviour

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Male actors reveal sexual harassment incidents as Harvey Weinstein scandal deepens

Male actors reveal sexual harassment incidents as Harvey Weinstein scandal deepens

Male actors reveal sexual harassment incidents as Harvey Weinstein scandal grows

James Van Der Beek and Terry Crews have revealed incidents of sexual harassment in their careers

Women Boycott Twitter campaign dubbed 'lazy, futile and a mistake'

Women Boycott Twitter campaign dubbed 'lazy, futile and a mistake'

Women Boycott Twitter campaign dubbed 'lazy, futile and a mistake'

Many have questioned why women would silence themselves when surely that is what they are campaigning against

Women are boycotting Twitter in the wake of Rose McGowan's account being suspended

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Women boycotting Twitter after Rose McGowan's account suspended

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Women boycott Twitter in solidarity with Rose McGowan

The account used by the actress was suspended temporarily after she posted a series of tweets about Harvey Weinstein

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

For Britain - the new political party launched by Ukip leadership hopeful Anne-Marie Waters

For Britain: The new political party launched by Ukip 'islamophobe' Anne-Marie Waters

For Britain: The new political party from Ukip 'islamophobe' Anne-Marie Waters

The former candidate for Ukip leadership is setting up a far-right party to fill the gaps left by the electoral fall of the British National Party

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Eminem rips into Donald Trump with freestyle rap during awards ceremony

WATCH: Eminem rips into Donald Trump with freestyle rap during awards ceremony

Eminem rips into Donald Trump with freestyle rap during awards ceremony

The rapper, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, was appearing at the BET Hip Hop Awards

'Be proud of who you are' - Messages of support sent to mark National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day: Read these touching messages of support

National Coming Out Day: Read these touching messages of support

Many have been celebrating National Coming Out Day by posting their views on coming out

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